Ken Hollen is the Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder of the Humankind Group. Ken has over 30 years of experience as a CEO, strategic advisor, entrepreneur, executive and board member. He has worked in a variety of industries including the financial services, health services, software and Internet based services, construction technology, renewable energy, advanced aquaculture, algae technology, biotechnology, and telecommunications industries:
Prior to HKG, Ken co-founded and served as CEO of Vega Building Systems from 2016 to 2019 in addition to managing his other business activities. One of the business initiatives Ken led was to secure an MOU with the developer who was awarded the contract to develop the Dhavari Slum site in India, one of the largest slums in the world, to provide the construction technology for the construction of over 30 high rise multi-family residential buildings. Prior to Vega, Ken co-founded and served as Chairman, CEO, and President of Channelpoint. The company provided software and services to approximately 400 insurance and financial services companies, 60,000 insurance brokers, and over 200 insurance market websites. Ken has also served as a strategic advisor, consultant, and Board Member for Eloan, a leading provider of on-line mortgage and other financial services in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Additionally, Ken co-founded an on-line health information services company that eventually merged with WebMD. Ken spent his early career at IBM where he held a series of management positions where he managed cross-functional product groups.
Ken received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Lehigh University. Ken is the father of four children. He currently resides in Del Mar, California.